Main road in Manchester city centre closed due to incident – updates

A main road in Manchester city centre has been closed in what is believed to be a road traffic collision. Peter Street, in the Deansgate area of the city, has been closed in both directions due to an “emergency service-led incident”, according to a statement on Transport for Greater Manchester’s official Twitter account. The statement… Continue reading Main road in Manchester city centre closed due to incident – updates

Football fans hauled before judge after mass brawl erupts between Manchester United and City fans in Northern Quarter bar

Football fans were hauled before a judge after a mass brawl erupted in a bar between United and City fans, hours after the Manchester derby. The ugly fracas broke out at Terrace bar in the Northern Quarter, in the early hours after a League Cup semi final at the Etihad Stadium. Chairs, stools and glasses… Continue reading Football fans hauled before judge after mass brawl erupts between Manchester United and City fans in Northern Quarter bar

Moment angry mobility scooter driver ‘holds up 10 cars’ after refusing to pull over while waiting for his chippy

This is the moment a mobility scooter driver ‘held up more than 10 cars’ by refusing to pull over in a one-way street while waiting for his chippy. Footage showed ‘irate’ motorists beeping their horns behind the driver as he stopped in the middle of the road. A large truck and several cars got stuck… Continue reading Moment angry mobility scooter driver ‘holds up 10 cars’ after refusing to pull over while waiting for his chippy

Four bailed pending investigation after city centre factory raids

Three men and one woman have now been bailed after they were arrested by armed officers at a factory raid on Sunday. Police arrested four people on November 21, on suspicion of possession of a firearm, burglary and threats to kill. There had been a huge police response on Store Street, after it was reported… Continue reading Four bailed pending investigation after city centre factory raids

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder after man dies in city centre ‘fail to stop collision’

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man in his 20s died following a fail to stop collision in Manchester city centre this morning. Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder. Emergency services were called to reports of a road traffic collision involving a black Audi A3 and a pedestrian on Deansgate… Continue reading Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder after man dies in city centre ‘fail to stop collision’

Watch armed police and specialist officers surround caravans in city centre

Armed police and specialist officers surrounded some caravans near a former factory in Manchester city centre today as a main road was also taped off. Officers taped off Store Street, which is close to Manchester Piccadilly train station, from around 10am this morning. A huge armed response team then surrounded an area near a former… Continue reading Watch armed police and specialist officers surround caravans in city centre

BREAKING: One person seriously injured following ‘large scale disturbance’ near Printworks – latest updates

One person has been seriously following a ‘large scale disturbance’ near the Printworks in Manchester city centre. Heavy traffic is being reported in the Shudehill area of the city, particularly around Withy Groves outside the venue following the incident. Multiple police vehicles, paramedics and crews from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service have been spotted… Continue reading BREAKING: One person seriously injured following ‘large scale disturbance’ near Printworks – latest updates

Today’s top Greater Manchester stories – Wednesday, November 17, 2021

The coroner at the inquest into the death of 17-year-old grammar school pupil Yousef Makki has recorded a ‘narrative verdict’, ten people were arrested in dawn raids after fans stormed Old Trafford pitch and Manchester city player Benjamin Mendy appeared in court charged with a further two counts of rape. Below are the best read… Continue reading Today’s top Greater Manchester stories – Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Unseen for years – photos of Manchester’s lost department store Paulden’s through the decades

These fascinating images unearthed from our archive show a lost Manchester department store that was loved for decades. An iconic city centre fixture for generations, Paulden’s marked an a landmark turning point in shopping and building design when it opened more than a century ago. With roots dating back to the 1860s, it offered a… Continue reading Unseen for years – photos of Manchester’s lost department store Paulden’s through the decades

‘I’ll always have you in my heart’: Fireworks set off and balloons released in memory of ‘fun-loving’ bar manager who died in tragedy

A parade of pink balloons were released into the sky above Sackville Gardens tonight as part of a moving tribute to a ‘free-spirited party-loving lad’ who died last week. Bar manager Aaron Jarvis, 31, tragically died in a three-vehicle crash on Bury New Road in Whitefield last Thursday (November 4). Police said Aaron had been… Continue reading ‘I’ll always have you in my heart’: Fireworks set off and balloons released in memory of ‘fun-loving’ bar manager who died in tragedy